Palate

Complexity Concentration
10 Memorable/Seamless/Complexity 10 Exceptionally concentrated
9
Multi-layered complexity
9
Very concentrated
8
Very complex
8 Concentrated
7 Complex 7 Nearly concentrated
6 Good commercial wine 6
Lightly concentrated
5 Acceptable commercial 5 Almost dilute
4 Commercial wine 4 Dilute
3 Ordinary commercial wine 3 Very dilute
2 Cask wine 2 Thin
1 Neutral 1 Watery
Fruit
Length
10

Voluptuous/Exceptionally ripe fruit
10 20 plus sec
9 Abundant ripe fruit 9 15-20 sec
8
Very young/restrained/subdued
8 10-15 sec
7 Subdued 7 8-10 sec
6 Overripe fruit
6 5-8 sec
5 Spoiled fruit
5 3-5 sec
4 Under ripe fruit 4 2-3 sec
3
Unripe fruit
3 1-2 sec
2 Green
2 0-1 sec
1 No fruit 1 0 sec (Neutral)